jestas etymology

Finnish word jestas comes from Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ, and later Latin Iesus (Jesus.)

Detailed word origin of jestas

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
יְהוֹשֻׁעַ Hebrew (heb)
ישוע Hebrew (heb) (archaic) Jeshua; A male given name... (modern Christian liturgical Hebrew) Jesus.
יֵשׁוּעַ Ancient Hebrew (hbo)
יֵשׁוּעַ Hebrew (heb)
Ἰησοῦς Ancient Greek (grc)
Iesus Latin (lat) Jesus.
Jeesus Finnish (fin) Jesus.
jestas Finnish (fin) Jesus! (exclamation).